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Madison County, Alabama - County Membership Report (2020)

Exact definitions of "congregations" and "adherents" vary by religious body. Congregations may be parishes, churches, synagogues, mosques, temples, or another site where a religious body has regularly scheduled worship services. Adherents generally are members, children who are not members, and others who are not members but are considered participants in the congregation.

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Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 96 63,313 163.11
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 84 41,516 106.96
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 8 34,323 88.43
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 42 25,579 65.90
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 15 13,182 33.96
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 39 9,752 25.12
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 15 9,736 25.08
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 10 5,530 14.25
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 4 3,935 10.14
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 5 3,642 9.38
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 8 3,103 7.99
National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 14 3,052 7.86
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 19 2,952 7.61
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 10 2,404 6.19
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 11 2,308 5.95
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 2,272 5.85
Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America Black Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 11 2,234 5.76
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 1 1,924 4.96
Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 1,800 4.64
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 1,670 4.30
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 7 1,356 3.49
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 3 1,160 2.99
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 6 1,160 2.99
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 8 1,014 2.61
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 928 2.39
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 3 838 2.16
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 7 826 2.13
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 3 629 1.62
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 9 556 1.43
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 4 505 1.30
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 2 391 1.01
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 383 0.99
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 380 0.98
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 378 0.97
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 8 364 0.94
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 300 0.77
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 252 0.65
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Black Protestant Baptist Family 2 252 0.65
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 244 0.63
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 239 0.62
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 2 200 0.52
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 200 0.52
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 2 174 0.45
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 157 0.40
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 156 0.40
Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 150 0.39
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 1 137 0.35
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 120 0.31
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 88 0.23
Ethiopian Orthodox Church Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 50 0.13
Seventh Day Baptist General Conference of the United States and Canada Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 47 0.12
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 41 0.11
Association of Vineyard Churches Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 36 0.09
Friends General Conference Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 19 0.05
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 7 0.02
United Church of God Other Christians Adventist Family 1
Communion of Reformed Evangelical Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Orthodox Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Jain Other Other Groups Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 5
Community of Christ Evangelical Protestant Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Federation of Reformed Churches Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Bible Methodist Connection of Churches Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1
Southern Methodist Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 1
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 6
Anglican Province of Christ the King Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 1
American Sikh Council Other Other Groups Family 1
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this county was 388,153 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (247,964) included 63.9% of the total population in 2020. The adherence rate is the number of adherents of a given group per 1,000 people in the general population.

Note that data collection methods for religious bodies change over time, affecting the comparability of statistics. For further information, see the U.S. Religion Census website at https://www.usreligioncensus.org/.

The 2020 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include data for 372 religious bodies or groups. Of these, the ASARB was able to gather data on congregations and adherents for 217 and on congregations only for 155.

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